Loar Name Meaning

English and Scottish: unexplained. The name is recorded in both England and Scotland. It may be a variant of Scottish Lour, a habitational name from Lour, formerly a part of the parish of Meathielour. Possibly also German: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hoar, Lear, Goar, Lua, Logar, Moat, Coar, Lohr, Long, Loo

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Loar Family Origin

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Loar Family Occupations

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  • Bill Poster

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Mariner

    25%

In 1881, the most common Loar occupation in the UK was Bill Poster. 25% of Loar's were Bill Posters. A less common occupation for the Loar family was Mariner. Bill Poster, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loar.

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Loar Historical Records

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Loar Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Loar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Loar in 1954 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loar

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